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  • Apr 30

    St. Ann's Church

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  • Jun 9

    The Archway

    DUMBO

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New York Music Daily
Jalopy Theatre & School of Music, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY.
Village Voice Award for Best Old time venue
Will Scott
Brilliantly-talented Americana roots blues artist from Southern Indiana.
Samantha Parton (of The Be Good Tanyas)
Samantha produced 'Songs for Love Drunk Sinners' and has been a long time fellow troubadour, since New Orleans in the 90's. Sam continues to shine her bright light both on stage and off.
Jolie Holland
Megan PalmerMegan Palmer is a multi -instrumentalist and singer songwriter, who also plays violin and piano with Jan Bell in NYC.
Tim Luntzel
Upright Bass Player, and all around Top o' the line Man. Also known as 'The Luntz' although Jan Bell prefers to call him 'Sir Luntzelot".
Miko Graphics - Graphic designer Extra-ordinaire!
Miko designs for many creative artists in NYC. He also designs all album/cd/graphics/flyers/postcards for Jan Bell and the cheap dates, and also The Maybelles.
The MAYBELLES
Jan Bell is a founding member of this Americana old time country trio now based in Brooklyn, NYC.
68 Jay St Bar, Dumbo

Much as a lot of New York clubs exploit musicians, there are other venues that actually support and nurture scenes: Barbes, with its global talent base; the Jalopy’s oldtime Americana roots crew; punk rock at ABC No Rio; jazz at Smalls. Count 68 Jay St. Bar in Dumbo on this short but crucial list. If Jan Bell (a poignant and potent Americana singer and tunesmith herself) has booked a band for one of the bar’s Wednesday and Saturday night shows, that’s a guarantee that the music will be good.

Truck Stop Honeymoon
Mike West and Katie Euliss are old friends from New Orleans, where Mike had the infamous ninth ward pickin' parlour. They now live in Lawrence, Kansas, with their 4 kids - and tour the world year round!
M Shanghai Stringband
An adventurous take on Americana, the M SHANGHAI STRING BAND's songs are not easily classified. Traditional roots music style, yet innovative in their musical form and modern lyrical content. The dynamics range from barnstorming breakdowns to achingly beautiful ballads, expressing originality and simplicity in the same breath.
Dumbo NYC
Excellent Listings and General Info. about the neighborhood, goings on and special events.
Brooklyn Country Music
Cash Hank Jamboree, Kings County Opry, Alex Battles and Dock Oscar champion down home country music happenings, jams, tribute shows and extravaganzas that sell out fast. This site also lists regular weekly events for musicians and music lovers alike. Alex Battles and Whiskey Rebellion have a residency at Hill Country, NYC in May - check out their calendar for more info!
Dina Regine Photography
Hilary Hawke
Banjo player, singer songwriter - and a grand companion on the road over many adventures with The Maybelles and Jan Bell! Hilary releases her independent solo album Spring 2009 - entitled 'Good Will'. The ubiquitous Ms. Hawke is joined by an illustrious set of NYC musicians including the brilliant percussionist Brian Geltner,
Karen Dahlstrom

Singer Songwriter, who wrote 'Miner's Bride' covered by Jan Bell on the album 'Dream of The Miner's Child'. Also plays bass with The Maybelles on occasion

Pedal Bob
The undisputed master of the pedal steel in NYC. Bob Hoffnar has been a member of the cheap dates since 2005. You can hear his sumptuous steel stylings on Jan Bell's new album Songs for Love Drunk Sinners. Spring, 2009 sees Bob moving to Austin, Texas - and touring with Wayne 'The Train' Hancock. Bob has now defected to Austin, Texas to play with the one and only Wayne 'The Train' Hancock - we'll miss you here in the big bad apple, Bob!
Folk Alliance
Annual Convention, Memphis Tennessee. See 'Gigs' for Official and Private Showcase Info.
Brian Geltner Photography
Our pictures from The High Line Ballroom, and The Maybelles 'Hello Stranger' photo shoot were taken by Brian.
Derek Richmond Photography
See more Musicians Portrait Photography, and breathtaking scenes shot by Derek Richmond.
Pasqualina Azzarello
Songs for Love Drunk Sinners features 9 original Pasqualina paintings. The New York Times Summer 2006- published a full page article/interview on Pasqualina's construction site murals in d.u.m.b.o. NYC.
Brooklyn Country
Packed with venues, bands, and special events that happen in the Brooklyn Country Music Scene. Very user friendly vibe.
Alan Cackett
Fish Records UK Contemporary folk, roots and acoustic music.
Americana UK
The leading online americana music magazine across the pond.
Charisma Artists
Feed The Fish
(The Feel Good Movie of The Winter). A film by Michael Matzdorff. Original Music - T.D. Lind, Jan Bell.
DUMBO Arts Festival

The DUMBO Arts Festival is a feast for the senses that attracts 200,000 visitors over 3 days with the participation of over 500 artists from a variety of disciplines, 100 studios, 50 galleries and stages and 100 programming partners. This year, the Festival will take place late September.

Jan Bell has curated Americana Music stages at DAF weekend since 2000.

Strung Out String Band
Nate Landeau has played upright bass and fiddle with Jan since 2000. His Brooklyn Band 'Strung Out String Band' are the six piece band for 'Dream of the Miner's Child' due out Spring 2011. Mighty fine blokes indeed!
The Sweetback Sisters
Their rollicking country swing is as infectious as it is heartbreaking!
CMR Nashville UK Radio
Gail Comfort hosts The Comfort Zone, streaming out to the UK, Canada and the States.
3rd Coast Music
Austin, Texas up to the minute music news and reviews by John Conquest.
The Lonesome Heroes
One of the brightest busiest bravest and most beautiful bands out there!
Luminescent Orchestrii
Rima Fand has played violin with Jan Bell since 1999. The Luminescent Orchestrii have received critical acclaim all across Europe, and were the darlings of the Edinburgh fringe festival three years running. Luminescent Orchestrii tours internationally all year round.
Jack Grace Band
Eve Abrams in New Orleans
Eve is a radio producer, writer, audio documentarian, and educator who stitches stories together from her command center on Saint Claude Avenue, in New Orleans.
The Groanbox Boys
Trans Atlantic Trio who really pack a punch both sides of The Pond!
Nervous Cabaret
Elyas Khan (guest vocals on 'Miners') heads up the Nervous Cabaret. Brian Geltner (percussion 'Leavin' Town' and 'Miners') is the percussionist. The Nervous Cabaret tour Europe regularly, and have a new album out on Virgin Records (France).
Darlene
A true troubadour. One of the BEST!
The Wiyos
Parrish Ellis played slide guitar on Jan bell's first album 'Between the Bridges'. Since then he and Michael Farkas, and Joe Bass have put thousands of miles under their belt with their own unique brand of ragtime hill billy jazz swing, and old school finger pickin' blues and vaudeville.
War Resisters League
Steve Earle headlines the Annual Peace Awards at The Brooklyn Lyceum, Friday, December 12th. Jan Bell opens the show. please visit their site for ticket info.and Directions.
Little Red Hen Music
Itinerant community of fellow musicians from Canada and the United States. Members include: Kristin Sweetland, Darlene, Laura Freeman AKA Luna Tart, Myshkin, and The Be Good Tanyas. ------------------------------------------
Jan Bell myspace page
Southern Guide to Good Livin'
Music Reviews; super soft cotton t-shirts, with vintage look and classic style.
Superfine, DUMBO